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South Indian farmers demand relief following suicides

South Indian farmers demand relief following suicides
 
Tamil Nadu farmers holding the skulls of colleagues who committed suicide. Murali Krishnan

Farmers from the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu have been protesting in the capital, Delhi, for over a month. They have been demanding a relief package and loans from the government. Their 40-day sit-in has seen them turn to eye-popping tactics that have in turn forced the government to act. Murali Krishnan met up with the farmers at the rallying site.


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